Madurai in Tamil Nadu, India, is known for its Madurai Cotton Sarees. A handloom creation of Saurashtrians (migrants from Gujarat, India), who settled in Madurai, about a century ago, these Sarees are woven from highly mercerized cotton and block printed and are known as Sungari or Sungudi. Being 100% cotton and dyed by extracting natural colours from leaves, the Madurai Cotton Saree is designed with many tiny dots on the main body, with detailed embroidery work on the borders. The colour of the border generally contrasts that of the body. Thin, light and made of pure cotton or polyester cotton, the Madurai Cotton Sari derives its look from the mercerization of the cotton that is used for the fabric. Mercerization is the treatment that gives lustre and strength to the fabric.
The universal appeal of Madurai cotton sarees
The Madurai Cotton saree has the ability to absorb heat and is best for summers or hot climatic conditions. It does not cause any allergy, and is not at all expensive. It is also easy to maintain. The Madurai Sari, is known for its more than usual length of forty eight inches compared to the standard length of forty four and its border is generally multi-coloured and very dotted. It shares similarity with the Bandhani type Sarees by way of the dot designs. Affordably priced , the Madurai Cotton Saree, once worn for its simplicity and comfort by middle aged and elderly women and mostly on festival days and special occasions, has today, undergone a sea change.
Trendy designs and patterns with exquisite borders and attractive motifs have given the Madurai Sungari a new look, making it a must-buy for all age groups and a widely accepted choice for daily and occasion wear.
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Modern patterns, with peacock, butterfly and nature as the subjects, woven in one or two colours, is a very popular range in these sarees. This version of the Madurai Cotton Saree is a hit with college goers and corporate executives as a stylish and refreshing change during the hot weather. Creeper motifs and naksi zari border with an elegant printed pallu on the Madurai Cotton Sari is preferred wear for daily casual and office during the summer season. Summer Madurai cotton saris with tie-dye printed bird motifs and attractive printed borders are alluring and suit teachers, professors, home makers and busy mothers nicely. A stylish twist is the Saree with circular prints on a colourful body, giving it an out of the way look and making it appropriate for dinners and parties.
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